Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds: The Role of Teachers and Teacher Educators, Part I

Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds: The Role of Teachers and Teacher Educators, Part I

by Cheryl J. Craig
     
 

ISBN-10: 1607096293

ISBN-13: 9781607096290

Pub. Date: 01/16/2010

Publisher: R&L Education

Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds presents a plethora of approaches to developing human potential in areas not conventionally addressed. Organized in two parts, this international collection of essays provides viable educational alternatives to those currently holding sway in an era of high-stakes accountability. Taken together, the chapters in Part I of

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Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds presents a plethora of approaches to developing human potential in areas not conventionally addressed. Organized in two parts, this international collection of essays provides viable educational alternatives to those currently holding sway in an era of high-stakes accountability. Taken together, the chapters in Part I of Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds provide a sampling of what the cultivation of curious and creative minds entails. The contributing authors shed light on how curiosity and creativity can be approached in the teaching domain and discuss specific ideas concerning how it plays out in particular situations and contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607096290
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
01/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Overview and Framework Chapter 4 In Pursuit of Joy: Creativity, Pedagogy, and the Science of Well-Being Chapter 5 Can We Teach for Surprise? Chapter 6 Jumping to Conclusions or Jumping for Joy? ? Reframing Teaching as the Art of Talent Chapter 7 Aesthetic Themes as Conduits to Creativity Chapter 8 Child Study/Lesson Study: A Catalyst for Teacher Curiosity Chapter 9 Nurturing a Creative Curiosity for K-2 Mathematics Teaching: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers Chapter 10 The Impact of Creativity Within the Inquiry Process in Science Education Chapter 11 Capturing Teacher Learning, Curiosity, and Creativity through Science Notebooks Chapter 12 Freeing the Body to Build the Creative Mind Chapter 13 Teaching Creatively In-Between Contested Contradictions and Complexities in the U. S. South Chapter 14 On the Need for Curious and Creative Minds in Multicultural and Cross-Cultural Educational Settings: Narrative Possibilities

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